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Living in a Drought

It seems like yesterday that I was lounging on my parents’ couch. I still lounge on the couch, but I do it with a view of… More

Calli Umipig University of Cape Town, South Africa

Living in a Drought

Calli Umipig March 15, 2017

It seems like yesterday that I was lounging on my parents’ couch. I still lounge on the couch, but I do it with a view of Table Mountain and a palm tree in my front lawn. Cape Town, thus far, been a dream come true. Upon arriving, we were initially overwhelmed… More

If I Were on a Deserted Island

Calli Umipig February 24, 2017

As a college student, I’ve endured more icebreakers than I cared to participate in. Some are awkward, others are funny. Few are memorable, but they often achieve their goal of making an environment easier to adjust to. You may be wondering why I’m talking… More

Fees Must Fall

Emma S. October 19, 2016

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”  - Nelson Mandela As of late, I’ve been feeling as though my study abroad has been lacking in any actual studying. It’s been just over five weeks since I’ve last attended… More

A Spring Break I’ll Never Forget

Emma S. September 15, 2016

A year ago if you told me I’d be spending my spring break making my way through the southern countries of Africa, I would have thought you were crazy. But now, I couldn’t picture having spent it any other way. Last week’s “vac,” as they call it, took… More

First 50 Days in Cape Town. Time is Flying!

Jasmine G. September 5, 2016

As my plane prepared for landing and I was able to see the view of South Africa from my tiny plane window all I could do was smile. The people sitting in the row in front of me on my flight knew that it was my first time in Cape Town and that I would… More

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